Following Purdah and the General Election, the team met with Kevan Jones MP who was returned with an increased majority of 59.9%. Mr Jones has given his full support to the campaign against the ECB’s harsh treatment of Durham CCC. In a debate on the subject held in Westminster Hall on 1st December 2016, Mr […]
We’re pleased to hear that Sir Ian is backing Durham’s CEO David Harker. Read the Chronicle article at: http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/sport/cricket/sir-ian-botham-hunt-fresh-13059073
A link to Nick Loughlin’s piece in the Northern Echo: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/sport/15287186.Durham_CCC_stalwart_launches_campaign_in_the_face_of_ECB_sanctions/
At lunchtime today, sporting legend Kevin Ball pushed the button to officially launch the Just Not Cricket campaign. A packed room at Philadelphia Cricket Club heard about the campaign from its founder, Tom Moffat MBE. Mr Moffat said, “The purpose of launching a website is two-fold. Firstly, it gives cricket enthusiasts throughout the Country the […]
During the Sky Sports coverage of the Notts v Durham game on Thursday 11th May, commentator Rob Key was heard to say: “Deducting 2 points for financial infringements, whatever it is, I just think is so unfair and I think actually everyone wants them to do well because of it!” Thanks for the support […]
The following article is from WISDEN CRICKETERS’ ALMANACK 2017 by Stephen Brenkley and is called Tales from the Riverside. It only came into our hands mid afternoon 6th May – so it really is “NEWS” to us. We believe it is a reasonable and well balanced article for it tells the Durham story, warts and all. […]
Durham’s survival is a boost in spite of their “heartbreaking” relegation, allowing North East players a crucial pathway to international cricket, says ex-England fast bowler Steve Harmison.
Durham will be motivated by a profound sense of hurt, says their captain Paul Collingwood, as they try to recover from the ECB’s savage punishment by returning to division one of the county championship.
The latest news is why did Durham’s former players Mark Stoneman and Scott Borthwick choose to play for Surrey?